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NASEF Scholastic Fellow Program - Middle School

The NASEF Scholastic Fellow Program provides tools, resources and coaching for educators interested in introducing esports and learning in middle schools and community-based organizations across North America. 

Integrated Curriculum & Lesson Plans for Middle School

This past spring, NASEF worked with administrators and educators from several middle schools across Orange County, California and curriculum developers from the Orange County Department of Education to develop and pilot integrated esports curriculum for middle school. The integrated programs of study focus on esports as a means of facilitating transference of concepts and skills that incorporate Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, International Society for Technology in Education, and Social Emotional Learning Standards. 

There are two courses with lesson plans available for implementation by the Fellows:

  1. 9-Week Esports Course
  2. 6-Week Esports Course

Both curricula can be adapted for learning/programs during the school day or afterschool. 

About the Program

NASEF invites educators interested in implementing NASEF’s Integrated Curriculum for grades 6-8th in their classrooms or after-school/out-of-school time programs to apply to become a NASEF Scholastic Fellow. The application process consists of an online application that includes a letter of support from your administrator and small video component. Once selected, NASEF Scholastic Fellows participate in an eight month program (October - June) that provides a specialized Esports Instructional Coach, Professional Learning Community focused on esports and education, lesson plans for grades 6-8th, resources to support lesson plan development and implementation, leadership development opportunities and a stipend. 

2019-20 NASEF Scholastic Fellow Program - Middle School